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dummy

n. ~ 1. A card or block placed where an object should be stored in a sequence that indicates another location where the object is actually stored. - 2. Publishing · A mockup of a page created by pasteup or computer that is used to show the final design. - 3. Publishing · A mockup of a book, cover, and dust jacket created to show the final design.

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A dummy1 may be filed in place of an original that must be stored elsewhere because of size or preservation concerns.